50points

Garmin Forerunner 235

34points

Garmin Forerunner 35

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Garmin Forerunner 235 vs Garmin Forerunner 35

Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Why is Garmin Forerunner 235 better than Garmin Forerunner 35?

  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has vibrating alerts
  • Has goal setting
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Has notifications
  • Tracks your sleep
  • Locates your phone
  • Automatically syncs

Why is Garmin Forerunner 35 better than Garmin Forerunner 235?

  • 26 days longer battery life
    35 daysvs9 days
  • Has a route tracker
  • 4.7g lighter
    37.3gvs42g
  • Has achievements
  • Supports ANT+
  • 2h longer battery life in training mode
    13hvs11h
  • Includes access to online portal
  • Has social features

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Design

1.Has a display
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

2.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

50m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

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200m

3.resolution

215 x 180px

128 x 128px

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300 x 320px

4.weight

42g

37.3g

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33g

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Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Has a route tracker
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

3.Measures pace
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

5.Has goal setting
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

6.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

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Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

3.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

4.Supports ANT+
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

5.Automatically syncs
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

6.Is compatible with Windows Phone
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life

9 days

35 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

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730 days

3.battery life in training mode

11h

13h

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

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Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7

3600h

4.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Has achievements
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

3.Has notifications
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

4.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

5.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

6.Locates your phone
Garmin Forerunner 235
Garmin Forerunner 35

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

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